Well I'm back and I just finished my academy 1/350 scale German battleship Bismarck. It measures at about two and a half feet (28in - 72cm) and took about 6 month to finish (on and off). Some of the pros and cons were:
1. Great size.
It's my wood Bismarck.
Built straight from the box, using grey and red oxide "rattlecans" and brushes. Searchlights were enhanced using some crafters "crystal embelishments"...happy with the result considering i've been away from modelling for about 20 years.
A happy new year to all Imodelers ! 2015 was a difficult year but i managed some builds and made some good progress on long time runnung projects like my H.M.S Hood in 1/350 scale.
The first completed kit in 2015 was Academys Junkers Ju 87 G-2 i[...]
Two decades old ship in 1:1200 scale build from the box done for fun.
I have not devoted Detailing and wire stretching.
I finished Revells Bismarck in february 2011. The kit is a major improvement over Tamiyas old kit, but it does not compare in quality with modern ones from Hasegawa, Dragon or Bronco. In one respect however it is better than most plastic ship ki[...]